[FFmpeg-devel] sending the SFLC after license violators
Thu Mar 26 15:16:04 CET 2009
On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 03:06:17PM +0100, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> On Thursday, 26 March 2009 at 14:52, Luca Abeni wrote:
> > Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > >We have a few violators on the issue tracker that are ripe for being
> > >taken over by the SFLC instead of being engaged in a friendly manner by
> > >us.
> > >
> > >I'm thinking specifically of iPhone Video Recorder, which seems to
> > >employ some symbol mangling, see
> > >http://roundup.ffmpeg.org/roundup/ffmpeg/issue752
> > >and that party that seems to publish software under a dozen different
> > >names.
> > >
> > >There is one problem, however: Nobody gives a hoot.
> > >
> > >You guys cannot even be bothered to say who has talked to the SFLC, who
> > >has sent them the papers, who received confirmation or receipt and who
> > >was told from the SFLC that they already have sufficient clients.
> > The SFLC does not know how many people sent the signed document???
> > How professional... :(
> I suggest you read Diego's mail again:
> >> I asked the SFLC who they are
> >> representing, but they cannot tell because the relationship between
> >> lawyer and client is confidential.
> It's not that they don't know. IIUC they aren't allowed to disclose that.
Correct. They cannot disclose the names of their clients.
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